Category Archives: Exhibitions & Books

Exhibition – Everyone – Your Place in the World

Over the summer of 2016 Derby Museum ran an exhibition that was entitled ‘Everyone: ¬†your place in the world’ which was an art exhibition with a difference – it was literally open to everyone no matter what age or ability … Continue reading

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Visit – Melbourne Festival – Art & Architecture Trail

Each year in September the market town of Melbourne in Derbyshire holds a festival over a full weekend and includes an art and architecture trail which my fiance and I were more than happy to go along to. The exhibitors … Continue reading

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Visit – Quilt and Stitch Village, Uttoxeter, April 2016

This is a long overdue blog of a visit made in April 2016 to a quilting and embroidery show, just across the border from where I live, in Uttoxeter in Staffordshire. This show is called Quilt and Stitch Village and … Continue reading

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Exhibitions at Pickford’s House including 18th Century clothing and 20th Century works by Derbyshire artist embroiderers

At Pickford’s House in Derby there is a combination of permanent and temporary exhibitions and this blog post combines two of the those – one being the permanent clothing exhibition relating to what Joseph Pickford and his family would have … Continue reading

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Exhibition – Threads Through the Landscape: The Embroiders’ Guild and Capability Brown, Pickford’s House Museum, Derby

In August I had the opportunity to visit an exhibition at Pickford’s House in Derby which was put on by the Embroiders’ Guild for the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown. In my feedback for Assignment 3 I … Continue reading

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